Court orders arrest of SPIP boss even as reps investigation continues

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered the arrest of a UK-based private investigator, Victor Uwajeh. Mr Uwajeh, who was also employed as a private investigator for the Presidential Investigative Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, was declared ”liable to be arrested”, following his failure to appear incourt, after the court ordered its bailiff to serve the defendant with court summons through substituted means. Mr Uwajeh whose petition is also before the House of Representatives investigative panel, was accused of ”defrauding Nigerians” in a four-countRead More

IGP ABSENT AGAIN AS Security chiefs appear before Senate over arms proliferation

Again, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, was represented at the Senate as the Security chiefs on Wednesday appeared before the Senate over the proliferation of dangerous firearms and spate of killings by terrorists and hoodlums in Nigeria. Their appearances followed a resolution last week by the Senate as a result of the mass killings across the country. Heads of security agencies were seen at the chamber, as at the time of filing this report are those of Defense and the Department of State Services, DSS. The Senate President,Read More

Court orders arrest of SPIP boss even as reps investigation continues

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered the arrest of a UK-based private investigator, Victor Uwajeh. Mr Uwajeh, who was also employed as a private investigator for the Presidential Investigative Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, was declared ”liable to be arrested”, following his failure to appear incourt, after the court ordered its bailiff to serve the defendant with court summons through substituted means. Mr Uwajeh whose petition is also before the House of Representatives investigative panel, was accused of ”defrauding Nigerians” in a four-countRead More

IGP vs Senate: No commitment from Buhari to Senate Delegation

President Muhammadu Buhari met with Senate delegation over the face-off between the Senate and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris but privy information revealed that Buhari did not make any commitment. “Buhari only promised them that he would get back to them on the matter.The President made it clear to them that he is committed to a cordial relationship between the Legislature and Executive arms of government. “He said he would not encourage anything that would cause friction between the arms of government, especially as the general elections approach.” “ButRead More

Ondo Lawmakers turned assembly to boxing ring Over Deputy Speaker impeachment.

Ondo House of Assembly was turned to a boxing ring on Wednesday as members exchanged blows over alleged directive by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu that the impeached deputy speaker lroju Ogundeji be reinstated immediately. Consequently top security chiefs in the state raced to the assembly to calm the lawmakers who engaged themselves in a shouting match on the corridor close to the speaker Bamidele Oleyelogun office. The state police commissioner Gbenga Adeyanju and that of the DSS and others security chiefs led a team of security officers to restore peace inRead More

National Assembly is useless- Buhari

– “Let anybody come and confront me publicly in the National Assembly. What have they been doing? Some of them have been there for 10 years. What have they been doing?……” – praised late military dictator Sani Abacha for his work in building infrastructure. President Muhammadu Buhari has praised late military dictator Sani Abacha for his work in building infrastructure. Speaking at the villa on Tuesday when he hosted the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), led by Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Buhari said that regardless ofRead More

Omo-agege, Ndume Appears Before National Assembly Probe Panel refuse to say a word.

The Senator representing the Delta State central senatorial district at the Nigerian 8th senate, Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege and his counterpart Senator Ali Ndume former Senate leader, has appeared before the joint Senate and House of Representatives ad hoc committee.The two Senators refused to say a word as Omo Agege insisted the case is court, Ali Ndume on his own part requested for a close door without the press.This follows the mace snatching incident which happened at the Senate chamber on April 18, 2018.The committee had, last week, invited senators Omo-AgegeRead More

Senators Finally Meet Buhari Over Police

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, received Nigerian Senators who are currently in a closed-door meeting with him over Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris’ refusal to honour their summons and other allegations levelled against the IGP. President Buhari is currently meeting with the senators who were led by Dr Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate. The upper legislative chamber had previously instituted a nine-member committee whose duty was to investigate allegations by Mr Saraki that IGP Idris plans to build a criminal case against him using cultism suspects in police custody. The Senate PresidentRead More

LICENSED LOTTERY OPERATORS, DEFAULTING MILK COW OF FG -REPS

The House of representatives committee on Governmental Affairs on Monday 21st May 2017, set up an investigative hearing of defaulting licensed lottery operators in their statutory obligation to the Federal Government. The committee in a leadership spirit summon the courage and patriotism in investigating the activities of defaulting operators and other stakeholders in the National Interest in order to bring to an end over a decade-long of gross under remittance of lottery proceeds to the Federal Government. Nassnewsng recalls that the National Lottery Trust is an agency of the FederalRead More

I won’t resume in Senate now

The embattled chairman of the SenateCommittee on FCT, Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi), yesterday, explained why he will not resume at the Senate today. The Kogi lawmaker said he was not strong enough to resume work at the senate. He, however, said he had bounced back to the chagrin of those who sought to seal his lips from speaking out against tyranny, politics of oppression and blackmail. Melaye’s running battle with the police over allegation of gun running landed him in hospital from where he appeared in the courts onRead More